Found 26 collections related to Letters

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Stead, Hiram
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1933-001
<600 portfolios>
The Stead Collection gives a comprehensive depiction of the English theater. $bThe collection consists primarily of playbills, programs, clippings and prints, but also contains manuscript material consisting of letters, photographs, legal and... more
Weinert, Susanne
Music Division | JOB 91-37
6 items
Susanne Weinert was a governess employed in the Wagner household at Villa Wahnfried, July 1875 - April 1876. The German opera composer Richard Wagner had married Cosima Von Bülow (born Liszt), his second wife, in 1870. Diary entitled Im Hause... more
Schmole, Marie
Music Division | JOB 91-35
14 items
5 exercise books and 6 ALS from Marie Schmole, Dresden, to Mary Burrell, London, giving reminiscences of Richard Wagner from 1842 to 1849, at the request of Mrs. Burrell. The exercise books include: Richard Wagner in Dresden ; Von Rienzi zum... more
Thuille, Ludwig, 1861-1907
Music Division | JOB 91-20
1 item
Ludwig Thuille was a German composer and pedagogue. Lobetanz was one of 3 operas he composed. Thuille asks about the scheduling and casting of Lobetanz, then describes a rather poor performance of an otherwise highly praised work by the unnamed... more
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music Division | JOB 91-48
1 item
Richard Wagner was a German composer of operas. Joseph Niering, a bass, was cast as Hunding in the August, 1876, Bayreuth performance of Die Walküre.
Reichmann, Theodor, 1849-1903
Music Division | JOB 91-19
1 item
Theodor Reichmann was a German baritone. Reichmann requests permission to sing in Pest on the "second holiday" and compliments the recipient on his conducting of Siegfried. The letter may have been written to Gustav Mahler, German composer and... more
Kolar, Auguste
Music Division | JOB 87-1
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Auguste Kolar was a Bohemian pianist active in Prague and Vienna from about 1859 to 1874. Born in Prague, she studied there with Josef Proksch. In 1865 she performed a 2-piano work in a concert with Clara Schumann. After her marriage to Dr.... more
Bampton, Rose
Music Division | JOB 89-2
.3 cu. ft.
Holograph musical scores by various composers including extensive sketches and drafts of Chausson's Symphony in B♭ major and single pages from works by Dukas, d'Indy, and Montemezzi; Toscanini's own works composed as a student, ca. 1882-1884,... more
Damrosch, Frank, 1859-1937
Music Division | JPB 88-25
1 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Frank Damrosch was born Franz Heino Damrosch in Breslau, the son of Leopold Damrosch. A choral conductor, composer, and educator, he founded the Musical Art Society of New York and the Institute of Musical Art which became affiliated with the... more
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920
Music Division | JOB 91-55 no. 2
1 item
Max Bruch was a German composer. ALS. Signed: M. Bruch.
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955
Music Division | JOB 91-45
.2 linear feet
Frieda Hempel was a German soprano with the Metropolitan Opera. From 1918-1926, she was married to William B. Kahn, who continued as her business manager after their divorce. Correspondence between Frieda Hempel and William Kahn, chiefly from the... more
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924
Music Division | JOB 87-2
38 items
22 letters, 8 cards, and 2 telegrams from Giacomo Puccini to Arturo Toscanini; 2 letters from Giacomo Puccini to Carla Toscanini; 1 letter from Giacomo Puccini to Gervelli (an impresario); 1 letter from Giacomo Puccini to Riccardo Schnabel Rossi;... more
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886
Music Division | JOB 91-50 (Locked case)
1 item
Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer. ALS in ink.
Spencer, Sarah, Lady
Music Division | JOB 91-18
3 items
2 of the letters send thanks through Lady Banks to Dr. Burney for loans of music including work of Pfeiffer. The other letter promises to return 2 music books lent by Lady Banks.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912
Music Division | JOB 91-55 no. 1
1 item
Jules Massenet was a French composer. ALS. Signed: Massenet.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886
Music Division | JOB 91-49 (Locked case)
1 item
Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music Division | JOB 91-39
1 item
The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. Wagner sends a piano 2 hands arrangement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, and asks for a gift of music in return if the publishers can use it.
Guiraud, Ernest, 1837-1892
Music Division | JOB 91-3
[1] leaf, 27 cm; [1] leaf, 27 cm
Ernest Guiraud, a French composer, studied piano with the recipient, A. Marmontel. In 1888 composer Paul Dukas won the 2nd Prix de Rome with a cantata, Velléda. Carbon copy of the transcription of a letter concerning Dukas and the Prix de Rome.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music Division | JOB 91-40
17 items
The German opera composer Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser was produced in French in Paris, March 13, 18, and 24, 1861. 7 ALS to Richard Wagner, 1861, from Prince Poniatowski, E.B. Kietz, the director of the Theatre Imperiale de l'Opera, E.... more
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Music Division | JOB 86-3
15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm; 15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm
During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. About 300 letters mostly to Charles Gounod or Georgina Weldon.
Wolf, Alfred, 1889-1930
Music Division | JOB 92-68
.1 linear feet
27 letters (22 ALS and 5 TLS) and 14 postcards from Wilhelm Furtwängler, 1920-1928 and undated, including note at end of article ; 1 letter each from Arthur Nikisch, Hans Pfitzner, and Richard Strauss ; Wiener Philharmonischer "Partitur"... more
Mason, Edward T. (Edward Tuckerman), 1847-1911
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-041
3.04 linear feet (1 box, 13 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Edward Tuckerman Mason (1847-1911) was an American literary and drama critic. The Edward Tuckerman Mason papers, 1833 to 1914, consist of 15 scrapbooks and a file of letters.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Emerson
180 items
This is a synthetic collection covering the years 1821 to 1912 (bulk 1837-1882) with some undated material. The collection is particularly strong on poetry, including over twenty poems in manuscript, most from Emerson's earlier period. The... more
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.
Thoreau, Henry David
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Highlights of the collection include an important portion of the "Ktaadn" section of The Maine Woods; "Nature and Bird Notes, " a journal kept by Henry, John and Sophia Thoreau with leaves, grass and wild flowers laid in; and Thoreau's famous... more
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
This is a synthetic collection covering the years 1854 to 1892 with some material still undated. Strengths of the collection include nearly 30 poems or poem fragments and Whitman's autograph revision of the "Analysis of Poems" by Dr. R. Bucke.... more
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